Foundation News

Nearly Two Million Acres in New National Monuments in California Desert
February 12, 2016
On February 12, 2016, President Obama announced three new national monuments in the southern California desert for 1.8 million acres of protected public land. This historic moment ...
Obama Administration Suspends Coal Leasing on Public Lands
January 15, 2016
On January 15, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the Obama Administration will be putting an immediate suspension on all new coal ...
Sierra Club Foundation Mourns the Death of Friend and Director Doug Walker
January 5, 2016
Statement from Sierra Club Foundation Executive Director Peter Martin: Doug Walker, Sierra Club Foundation Board Member and Treasurer, was found dead on January 1, apparently killed in an avalanche on Granite Mountain in the Cascades.  
Keystone XL Victory
November 9, 2015
On November 6, 2015, President Obama rejected the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, further cementing his climate legacy. The Obama administration’s decision to reject the ...
New Proposal for California Desert National Monuments
October 19, 2015
After years of dedicated work from activists on the ground, California Senator Dianne Feinstein is seeking the support of President Obama to preserve three extraordinary places ...
Katrina 10 Year Commemoration Highlights
September 10, 2015
On August 29, Sierra Club staff, board members, and supporters attended Hurricane Katrina ten-year commemorative events to reflect on the progress New Orleans has made and ...
Final Clean Power Plan Released
August 11, 2015
On August 3, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Obama administration released the final version of the landmark Clean Power Plan. Until now ...